Linode Kubernetes Engine v1.17.0


  • Add support for Ephemeral Containers. Existing clusters can gain support by recycling all cluster nodes.


  • Upgrade cluster control plane components to latest available patch version: v1.18.17, v1.19.9, and v1.20.5
  • Remove support for v1.16 clusters in LKE
  • Upgrade Calico CNI to v3.10.4 for all LKE clusters
  • Upgrade etcd to v3.4.14 for all LKE clusters
  • Tune etcd to reduce memory usage and increase stability